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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse merki, from Proto-Germanic *markō (boundary; boundary marker), from Proto-Indo-European *marǵ- (edge, boundary, border).

NounEdit

merki n (genitive singular merkis, plural merki or merkir)

  1. sign, mark
  2. banner, flag
  3. Merkið, the Faroese flag

DeclensionEdit

n25 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative merki merkið merki(r) merkini
Accusative merki merkið merki(r) merkini
Dative merki merkinum merkjum merkjunum
Genitive merkis merkisins merkja merkjanna

Derived termsEdit


IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse merki, from Proto-Germanic *markō (boundary; boundary marker), from Proto-Indo-European *marǵ- (edge, boundary, border).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

merki n (genitive singular merkis, nominative plural merki)

  1. sign, mark
  2. banner

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


Old NorseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

merki n

  1. boundary

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • merki in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Sranan TongoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Dutch melk.

NounEdit

merki

  1. milk